| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Norman Sewelson was out of his car for… 20 minutes? Maybe 30? He doesn’t remember — it was a long time to be sitting by the heavy traffic on Pico Boulevard, waiting for the dirty little dog to trust him.
Then he realized the little...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:08 PM
A pair of burglars scaled the fence of Miley Cyrus' North Hollywood home Friday and drove off in her $100,000 Maserati, Los Angeles police said.
Authorities were called about 4 p.m. after the car and some jewelry were reported stolen from the pop star's...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Burbank received a federal grant to partially fund three school resource officers for the next three years — bumping up a program that has been reduced significantly in recent years — but it comes with a steep local match of nearly $1.2...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Burbank’s top executive declined to reinstate a former Burbank police officer despite an independent arbitrator’s advisory ruling that the former officer should get his job back, records show.
Mike Reyes, who joined the Burbank Police...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:39 AM
[UPDATE 3:15 p.m.: Los Angeles Police officers and SWAT used dogs and tear gas to take a suspect who led police on a high-speed chase across several freeways into custody Monday.]
The suspect jumped out of his car around 11:30 a.m. and started...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Los Angeles police recovered a gun from the North Hollywood home where a convicted felon was flushed out after officers fired tear gas, authorities said Monday night.
The weapon was found on a sofa inside the single-story home on Hartsook Street, Lt....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Workers from United Rentals flagged down officers about 3 a.m. Friday to report the front gate to the business was unsecured and that the lock on the gate had been cut, police said.
Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn said workers showed up this morning...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Los Angeles police were looking Tuesday for two men suspected of posing as deliverymen and robbing a Sherman Oaks home.
The men knocked on the door of the house in the 4900 block of Matilija Avenue and said they had a delivery to make.
As soon as the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Parties involved in an ongoing lawsuit stemming from a sexual liaison between a former Burbank Unified middle school teacher and her student met behind closed doors Friday to discuss moving the case from state to federal court.
Attorneys declined to...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:44 PM
After years of postponements, a pre-trial hearing is scheduled next month for David Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003.
A routine stop outside the Ramada Inn that year escalated into an exchange...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Feature film activity in Los Angeles continued to grow at a brisk pace, with on-location shoots for movies once again posting double-digit increases.
Filming for features generated 189 production days for the week ended Sunday, up 66% from the same...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...